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Writer's block and sleep deprivation are my constant companions.

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—W.H. Davies

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June 15, 2020

PROMPT: Beyond Reason

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(i)
are heaven and hell but 
star-crossed lovers?
do raindrops ever wonder 
where they'll fall?
what do the hills whisper 
to each other at twilight?
does the space between 
two stars ever feel lonely?


(ii)
do emeralds cry when 
they look at tall trees?
are moths ever jealous 
of butterflies?
do whales ever long to 
swim among the clouds?
will we ever learn to 
whistle like the wind?

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3 Comments
  • black_and_red_ink

    beautiful! I think my favourite was "do whales ever long to/swim among the clouds?"


    5 months ago
  • joella

    this has the energy of one of those gorgeously illustrated children's books that kids remember even as adults and go to the library to find so they can submerge themselves in whimsy and nostalgia.


    5 months ago
  • Anne Blackwood

    Oooh!! I love this! You captured the whimsy and mystery of the prompt perfectly! I use too many exclamation points!!


    5 months ago